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Synonyms for (noun) best

Synonyms: best Definition: the supreme effort one can make Usage: they did their best

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: best, topper Definition: the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others Usage: he could beat the best of them

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: Charles Herbert Best, C. H. Best, Best Definition: Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)

Similar words: physiologist Definition: a biologist specializing in physiology

Synonyms for (verb) best

Synonyms: scoop, trump, outdo, outflank, best Definition: get the better of Usage: the goal was to best the competition

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Synonyms for (adjective) best

Synonyms: best, better Definition: (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable Usage: it would be better to speak to him; the White House thought it best not to respond

Similar words: advisable Definition: worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise Usage: such action is neither necessary nor advisable; extreme caution is advisable; it is advisable to telephone first

Synonyms: best Definition: (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities Usage: the best film of the year; the best solution; the best time for planting; wore his best suit

Similar words: champion, prizewinning Definition: holding first place in a contest Usage: a champion show dog; a prizewinning wine

Similar words: top-grade, top-quality, high-grade Definition: surpassing in quality Usage: top-grade ore

Similar words: world-class, first, foremost Definition: ranking above all others Usage: was first in her class; the foremost figure among marine artists; the top graduate

Similar words: go-to-meeting, Sunday-go-to-meeting Definition: used of clothing Usage: my good clothes; her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes

Similar words: optimal, optimum Definition: most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied Usage: an optimum return on capital; optimal concentration of a drug

Similar words: primo Definition: the best of its kind

Similar words: record-breaking Definition: surpassing any previously established record Usage: a record-breaking high jump; record-breaking crowds

Similar words: second-best Definition: next to the best Usage: his second-best bed

Similar words: superfine Definition: (used especially of merchandise) very fine in quality Usage: made of superfine Flemish cloth

Similar words: unexceeded, unexcelled, unsurpassed Definition: not capable of being improved on

Similar words: unsurpassable Definition: not to be exceeded Usage: unsurpassable skill; unsurpassable standards of workmanship